A community campaign by CMHA North and West Vancouver with support from community leaders This Mental Health Week, join the #TogetherNorthShore movement to celebrate the role of a community response to mental health, substance use, abuse and family conflict, be it through PACT or your own communities. Why this is needed Mental health is important […]Continue reading#TogetherNorthShore
We’ve created a new brochure with everything you need to know about CMHA’s Social Support Groups! CLICK HERE to check it out. We encourage you to print it out and share it around.Continue readingSocial Support Groups Brochure
Based on solid evidence that walking and being outdoors in nature contribute to better mental health, we are now offering clients a choice of doing their counselling sessions while walking! We know that walking can really improve sleep, mood and energy levels, and reduce stress and feelings of tiredness. We meet at our Lonsdale office […]Continue readingNEW – Walking Therapy
Check out the brochures below for a list of local supports and services including: Housing & Shelter / مسکن و سرپناه Food Banks & Grocery / بانک غذا و خواروبار Health & Mental Health / بهداشت و سلامت روان Call for Distress/ تما س ها در مواقع سختی Financial Assistance / کمک مالی AND MORE… […]Continue readingNorth Shore Resource Guide – in Farsi & English
For two years, COVID-19 has plagued us. And for two years, CMHA and UBC have been asking Canadians how they’re doing. Now, in the latest round of research, Canadians are saying they are stressed about what’s coming next. They’re concerned COVID-19 is here to stay. According to the research, 64% of people in Canada are […]Continue readingFeel like you’re running on empty these days? You’re not alone
This Mental Health Week is all about empathy “I can relate.” It’s a familiar expression and one you’ve likely used countless times throughout the pandemic. When someone has been sick or stressed, felt lonely or lost their job. You say it without having to think: “I get it. I’ve been there. I can relate.” But did you know that, hiding in these very simple sentences, is a […]Continue reading2022 CMHA Mental Health Week May 2nd – 8th
The holiday season is meant to be a time of joy and celebration, but there are a variety of reasons why your days may not be merry and bright around the holiday season. It can be a packed social calendar, deadlines at work, the loss of a loved one, sunless winter days, or all of […]Continue readingTake good care this holiday season – some tips from CMHA!
Please note our 2021 Holiday Closures: The main office on Lonsdale will be closed on December 27 and 28, as well as January 3. The Kelty Dennehy Mental Health Resource Centre will be closed from December 20 to January 3. The Sunshine Coast Mental Health Drop in will be closed the December 28 & 30. […]Continue readingCMHA Holiday Closures
We have all felt pain in our life, whether a headache, stubbed toe or some other minor injury like a sprained ankle. For most of us, pain happens infrequently and is short-term, however; for nearly 8 million Canadians, pain is a daily and often agonizing experience. The first week of November is National Pain Awareness […]Continue readingNovember 1st – 7th is National Pain Awareness Week
Starting September 7, we look forward to opening our doors once again to anyone affected by mental health challenges, including family and community members, seeking support and trusted information and resources. Lonsdale head office Beginning September 7, the Lonsdale Office will be open Tuesday to Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm. Outreach Drop-In Day is […]Continue readingWe’re excited to welcome you back in person!